WA State: Officials Probe Possible Leak at Hanford Nuclear Site

HeadlineMay 22, 2017
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In Washington state, authorities are investigating a possible nuclear waste leak, after radioactive material was found on a worker’s clothing. This comes less than two weeks after the Department of Energy declared a state of emergency at the Hanford nuclear site after a tunnel storing contaminated radioactive materials collapsed. Hanford is the nation’s most polluted nuclear weapons production site. Click here to see our full interview on Hanford when Democracy Now! was in Washington state.

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